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I installed xrdp on my new Ubuntu Server 12.xx I saw a video that talked about creating a .xsession because of the 3D and 2D desktop. But it didn't work.

If I take the .xsession out it opens a empty desktop with no icons on it.

This is the content of the .xsession file.

gnome-session --session=ubuntu-2d

Any suggestions?

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Are you running 12.10 or 12.04? – Seth Mar 28 '13 at 2:03

Please check my answer here:

Remote desktop for multiple users

X2go and ssh Works with better support and features for linux remote desktop. (Like, file sharing, clipboard sharing, sound over net, web client, etc).

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